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Xiaomi Redmi 8 Specifications, Overview and Price


Xiaomi Redmi 8 comes with a lot of beautiful designs, and amazing features upgrades , which no doubt gives it users the opportunity to explore more and enjoy the smartphone more. And it was produced by Xiaomi Mobile , which is an international brand.

However, the new smartphone is officially the successor of Redmi 7, and also has new camera, battery and storage space , compared to the former series of the smartphone.

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The Camera

Redmi 8 smartphone features a powerfully designed front camera of 8MP selfie, with AI Beautify and AI portrait mode accurately recognizes facial features to create great selfies. brighter and charming selfie in a low light scenario is easier to take. Fully developed facial algorithm saving your time for retouches, offering a smoother and funnier selfie experience.

Besides the front camera, redmi 8 also comes with a dual camera of 12MP, with AI features, which captures portraits, landscapes,and night scenes easily.

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The Display Design

Redmi 8 smartphone has a brilliantly designed screen of 6.22” 19:9 HD+ Dot Drop display Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 offers powerful drop and wear resistance, to ensure long-lasting quality, which is very much interesting.

Redmi 8 also comes with a low blue light display gives your eyes more protection, and the low blue light display can effectively reduce harmful blue light by 20%. You can read for longer with more ease.

With a 3D curved body with a smooth and glassy texture, which suits comfortably in your hand, and enhances your experience.

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The Speed and Battery

Redmi 8 smartphone has a dual 4G LTE network enabled on the smartphone, which offers fast browsing and internet surfing downloading speed. Also, comes with a processor speed of CPU: 12 nm FinFET, Up to 2.0 GHz; 8x ARM Corte A53, Octa-core CPU, which is under Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 439 processor.


The Smartphone has a powerful battery capacity of 5000mAh high-capacity battery that uses power optimization to bring you a longer lasting charge, and it allows you enjoy the smartphone for more longer hours. Together with a type C charging port.

Key Features of Xiaomi Redmi 8

  • 6.22 inch IPS Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (270 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB inbuilt Storage
  • 12 MP + 2 MP Rear Camera and 8 MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 18W Fast Battery Charging Capacity
  • 5000 mAh Non Removable Li-Po Battery

General Overview and Price

The smartphone is officially available across the country in Nigeria, and in other countries aswell. But the price starts from $120, which around N45,000, but depending on your location and variant.

You can get it online via Jumia and Konga.

The general Overview of the smartphone are:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm), Octa-core (1.95 GHz dual-core Cortex-A53 & 1.45 GHz hexa-core Cortex A53)
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • Memory: 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue
  • Dimension: 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 188 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.22 inch IPS Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (270 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Foldable Display: No



  • Built-in Storage: 32 GB / 64 GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes up to 512 GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: â€“

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, USB 2.0, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: â€“
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: â€“
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: â€“
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: â€“
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
  • Talktime: â€“28 hours
  • Standby Time: â€“25 days
  • Fast Charging: Yes, 18W Fast Battery Charging 


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